All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mohamed Morsi’

Suez Canal Downgraded, not Terrorism

Egyptian officials reported Sunday that three individuals who fired machine guns on a Panama-flagged container ship that was passing through the Suez Canal had been arrested. Army sources downgraded the attacks from what Mohab Memish, head of the Suez Canal Authority, originally reported as “terrorism.” The COSCO ASIA was traveling through the northern section of the canal when it came …

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Month-Long State of Emergency Declared by Egypt

The major news outlets are humming this morning after almost 100 Egyptians were killed when security officers stormed a pro-Morsi protest. The Egyptian government then imposed a month-long state of emergency that was declared less than two hours before this posting. CNN reported that the violence started when Morsi supporters refused to leave their area and the officers decided to …

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